Here's a treat. MythBuster Adam Savage invited animator Marty Cooper (previously on mental_floss...) to talk about animation, and make a stop-motion cel animation in Savage's workshop. In the process, Savage drops a bit of trivia I'd never heard: his father worked on Sesame Street interstitial animations (!). Enjoy:
For more from Cooper, check out his YouTube Channel or his Instagram feed. (Cooper goes by the name "Hombre_McSteez" online.) For more great fun in that workshop, subscribe to Tested on YouTube or check out Tested.com.